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Ascension Dance

Dance Company in Coventry

On the Ascension

PRESENTED ON OCT 03, 2017
IN COVENTRY @ VOL 33

Benji and AJ introduce us to Coventry's newest dance company and their own stories into the world of dance.

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Odissi Dance and Me

BY MASAKO ONO
@ VOL 73 ON MAY 26, 2010

Masako Ono has lived in India for over 10 years, drawn to the country because she wanted to learn more about a dance style called "odissi." Ono is back in Tokyo to not only share what she's been experiencing there, but also to produce events and workshops in Tokyo as well. The presentation is mostly in English, with a bit of Japanese.
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Dallas Black Dance Theatre

BY ANN WILLIAMS
IN DALLAS

Ann Williams talks about the Dallas Black Dance Theatre, a performance and learning center, walking us through its various programs, and highlighting some of the shows it has hosted. (in English)

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Why Charlie Dance?

BY MICHAEL SMITH
@ VOL 1 ON AUG 27, 2013

Ever wondered why Michael Smith's artist identity is Charlie Dance? Listen as he talks about the origins of his artist name as well as comically describing his family members. 

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A VERY Brief History of American Belly Dance

BY JO ROSS
@ VOL 22 ON MAY 18, 2014

Jo Ross takes us through a brief history of the origins of American Belly dance as we know it today. Little did we know the origins are many and varied!  

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Aja Nachle! (Let's Dance!)

BY NAVYA MASTANAIAH
@ VOL 4 ON FEB 11, 2016

Navya Mastanaiah grew up in India and arrived in the USA about 8 years ago. She trained early on in a form of Indian classical dance called Bharatanatyam. As life progressed, she began imbibing different forms of western dance through school performances, impromptu jazz classes and the like. 

Since childhood, through college, even in the USA where she initially struggled to make friends, Dance has always been her go-to language for breaking barriers, making friends and buildingmemories.

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CityShapes (My City, My Art)

BY OLIVER SCOTT
@ TWINSTORY ARTISTS' EVENT ON MAR 01, 2016

Oliver Scott is Creative Director of Mercurial Dance. Here he talks about his dance practice in relation to the city in which he makes his work. This presentation was part of a special PK held simultaneously in Volgograd, one of Coventry's twin cities, see twinstory.org.

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Dance as an Agent for Social Change

BY JOHNNY AUTIN
@ VOL 14 ON MAY 18, 2016

Johnny Autin is an international dance artist and the creative director of Autin Dance Theatre. He’s talking about his choreographic work with professional performers and young dancers with the Man Made Youth Company and his emphasis on dance and physical theatre as agents for social change.

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Pole dance

BY ROZANNA DIKRANYAN
@ VOL 2 ON NOV 19, 2016

Розанна Дикранян се занимава с Pole dance от 5 години, преподава в Студио Pole Dance Burgas.

Ще ни разкаже как е започнал интересът й към този спорт и в какво се състои дейността на студиото в гр. Бургас.

"Pole dance е грациозен спорт, който изисква много усилия. Поради трудносста на изпълнението на тези упражнения момичета се отказваха лесно, останаха само тези, които имаха огромно желание да се занимават с този спорт."

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Why I Dance

BY JUDE WALSH (WHELLEY)
@ VOL 30 ON FEB 23, 2017

Jude Walsh explores how dance has changed her perception of herself and her body. From Pecha Kucha Dayton, Volume 30, recorded February 23rd, 2016.